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Marimekko arranged their annual summer fashion show in the Esplanade Park on last Friday (23.5.2014). This year Marimekko celebrated also the 50th anniversary of Unikko pattern in the fashion show. Two previous years the models of this show were dancers from Finnish National Ballet (and they danced, not walked on the catwalk!), but this year the show was again traditional fashion show with models from e.g. Paparazzi Model Management.
Puuma Stage fashion show was arranged on 14.5.2014 in the Esplanade Park. This show is produced by Birgitta Õunap ja B-Line. The models of show included e.g. Markus Pöyhönen, Helena Lindgren, Annika Metsäketo, Mira Salo, Viivi Pumpanen, Heidi Sohlberg, Kalle Kuvaja and Juri Silvennoinen.
Rockettes performed their short and free programs in Helsinki on 29.3.2014 before leaving to World Synchronized Skating Championships in Italy. Rockettes won bronze medal with these programs Congratulations to them!Synchronized skating team
Art on Ice show was arranged in Hartwall Arena on 11.3.2014. This gallery has 56 photos from this spectacular show Performers of this show were e.g. Laura Lepistö, Nathalie Péchalat and Fabian Bourzat, Loreen, Florent Amodio, Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, Khatia Buniatishvili, Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, Stéphane Lambiel, Team Unique, Kurt Browning and Zabato.
Lux Helsinki was arranged at the beginning of January. Part of Lux Helsinki was 360 by Fire Circus Walkea fire art performance by Studio “Fire circle”. The performers were Jovita Aukštakalnytė, Kita Aušra, Krasauskaitė Aistė and Ugnė Motekūnaitė. Choreography was done by Antti Suniala.
The Professional Make-up Artists of Finland arranged Finnish Body Painting Championships (Body Paintingin SM-Kisat) at I love me event on 12.10.2013. The theme of the body painting competition was “renaissance of colours” (“värien renessanssi”). I took these photos during the painting, before the award ceremony, and during the award ceremony.
The winners of the competition were (complete list here: Bodypainting SM-kilpailun tulokset 2013):
- Anette Paananen ja Tuula Ropponen 119p. (Vantaa)
- Stella Sironen 93p. (Oulu)
- Frolova Dina 86p. (Helsinki)
Congratulations to them!
The Tall Ships Races Helsinki was arranged on 17.-20.7.2013. I visited Hietalahti on Thursday and Friday, and photographed the parade of sails on Saturday. This gallery contains 19 photos, I will add more photos later.
Finnish National Ballet performed last week on Kasarmintori square in Helsinki. This performance was part of their summer tour around Finland. This was a second year when Finnish National Ballet made a summer tour. You can see photos from last year performance here.
The programme was a mix of classical ballet and contemporary dance. The productions were: A Brief Case, Buttery Tempo Mental Weather, Collection of Endings, Don Quijote, Photo Soup, La Banda Sonora, Seven Brothers, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, White Glow.
Big Band Park Marathon was arranged at Espan lava on last Saturday (25.5.2013). I was hired to photograph the Arricone Big Band.
Arricone Big Band presents a brand new collaboration amongst the top Finnish jazz musicians, led by arranger/conductor Erno Tiittanen. Together with vocalist Reija Lang they have created fresh big band flavours tributing the legendary Wilson/Adderley album (1961). Some songs from Reija Lang and Arricone Big Band can be listened at Hub Productions.